Arteta Gives Bukayo Saka contract Update after Manchester United and Liverpool Interest
The Gunners head coach Mikel Arteta has confirmed that Arsenal are hopeful the 17 year old Bukayo Saka will sign a new contract soon. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
The sensation English teenager Saka has proven one of few bright players in an altogether disappointing season for the north Londoners.
After featuring in a few games under the Spaniard Unai Emery last premier league campaign, the English youngester has since gone on to establish himself as one of the key players for Mikel Arteta this season.
The skillfull teenager possesses a whole host of talents, terrific speed, impressive touch,and is providing cover in every possible position except goalkeeping and Central defense.This is evidenced by his 3 goals and a club-leading 10 assists across all competitions to this point in this season. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Despite being an offensive winger by trade, the north Londoners youth graduate has lined out to great effect in a whole host of positions under the two different managers at Arsenal. including left-back, on the right flank offensively, and in the midfield area.
The English teenager current contract at Arsenal is due to expire next summer, with the free agent departures of the likes of Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey and the magical Santi Cazorla no doubt still fresh in the minds of Arsenal fans.
Mikel Arteta provided a clue while speaking in a press conference ahead of Arsenal game against Southampton tomorrow night,
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta went on to reveal that he expects his side’s crown jewel to commit his long-term future to the north londoners ‘very shortly’. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
He said " I am very positive that everything is going to be done with Bukayo very shortly.The communications between the club, agents and the family has been going on for months and is very fluent."
Arteta confirmed that Bukayo Saka and his family knows how much trust Arteta has in him.Arteta thinks Saka is just showing that every week and his consistency level is getting better and better.
Arsenal has also confirmed extension of David Luiz contract for one year,and also signing Pablo Mari and Cedric permanently.In a four year contract each.